All articles tagged Open Source

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Sharing Media Files Without S3

Nowadays, it's common to deploy multiple application servers, but it poses a very common problem; How are these application servers going to share the media files contributed by the users? Cloud providers like Google, Rackspace or Amazon Web Services solve …
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Introducing Salmon

Over the years, I’ve used a lot of server monitoring systems. Big enterprisey ones like Zabbix, Zenoss, and Hyperic, smaller ones like munin and monit, stuff in the middle like Graphite, and hosted solutions like New Relic. Throughout the search, …
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Open Source Government

While browsing the source code of President Obama’s latest web initiative, recovery.org, I noticed something of interest. <script type="text/javascript"> <!--//--><![CDATA[//><!-- jQuery.extend(Drupal.settings, { "basePath": "/" }); //--><!]]> </script> Wow, this can&#8217;t be true. Can it? $ curl -I http://www.recovery.gov HTTP/1.1 200 …